Distance, allocation, previous trip: Boro’s 23 Championship away days

Tuesday. Saturday. Tuesday. Saturday. And repeat.

Yep, it’s almost back. The relentless and grueling realities of the Championship schedule for the 2017/18 season will all be revealed tomorrow.

The football returns and we’ll all be eagerly booking up trains, coaches and hotels.

(Watch out for those horrendous inevitable SkySports fixture changes, mind!)

Fancy winning the new Boro away shirt?

But what’s in store for the thousands of loyal Boro fans who’ll be making regular trips up, down and across the country?

Let’s take a look at all 23: Distance (from the Riverside), allocation and Boro’s last competitive outing at each of the grounds…

Aston Villa – Villa Park

Distance: 176 miles

Allocation: 2,972

Last time out: Premier League, November 2008. Villa 1 – 2 Boro – Tuncay x2

 

Barnsley – Oakwell

Distance: 88 miles

Allocation: 6,000

Last time out: FA Cup, January 2015. Barnsley 0 – 2 Boro – Vossen and Ayala.

 

Birmingham City – St Andrew’s

Distance: 177 miles

Allocation: 3,000

Last time out: Championship, April 2016. Birmingham 2 – 2 Middlesbrough – Rhodes and Ramirez

 

Bolton Wanderers – Macron Stadium

Distance: 127 miles

Allocation: 3,000 is the usual allocation but this can be increased to around 5,000

Last time out: Championship, April 2016. Bolton 1 – 2 Middlesbrough – Jordan Rhodes x2

 

Brentford – Griffin Park

Distance: 256 miles

Allocation: 1,000 standing (lower terrace) and 600 seats in the upper. 

Last time out: Championship, January 2016. Brentford 0 – 1 Middlesbrough – Ayala

 

Bristol City – Ashton Gate

Distance: 265 miles

Allocation: 1,800

Last time out: Championship, January 2016. Bristol City 1 -0 Middlesbrough

 

Burton Albion – Pirelli Stadium

Distance: 141 miles

Allocation: 1,400 standing and 400 in a seated area

Last time out: League Cup, August 2016. Burton 1 – 2 Boro. Stuani x2

 

Cardiff City – Cardiff City Stadium

Distance: 291 miles

Allocation: 1,800

Last time out: Championship, October 2015. Cardiff 1 – 0 Boro.

 

Derby County – Pride Park

Distance: 134 miles

Allocation: 2,700

Last time out: Championship, August 2015. Derby 1 – 1 Boro. Kike

 

Fulham – Craven Cottage

Distance: 257 miles

Allocation: 3,000 but tickets are available in the ‘neutral area’ of the same stand

Last time out: League Cup, August 2016. Fulham 2 -1 Boro. Nugent.

 

Hull City – KCOM

Distance: 112 miles

Allocation: 2,510

Last time out: Premier League, April 2017. Hull City 4 – 2 Boro. Negredo and De Roon.

 

Ipswich – Portman Road

Distance: 262 miles

Allocation: 1,900

Last time out: Championship, December 2015. Ipswich 0 – 2 Boro. Nugent and Stuani

 

Leeds United – Elland Road

Distance: 74 miles

Allocation: 3,000

Last time out: Championship, February 2016. Leeds United 0 – 0 Boro.

Millwall – The New Den

Distance:  264 miles

Allocation: 4,000 should Boro receive the entire end behind the goal. On most occasions, only the upper will be allocated to away fans.

Last time out: Championship, December 2014. Millwall 1 – 5 Boro. Vossen x3, Bamford and Kike.

 

Norwich City – Carrow Road

Distance: 228 miles

Allocation: 2,500

Last time out: Championship, April 2015. Norwich 0 – 1 Boro. Adomah

 

Nottingham Forest – City Ground

Distance: 141 miles

Allocation:  2,000

Last time out: Championship, September 2015. Nottingham Forest 1 – 2 Boro. Nugent and Ayala

 

Preston North End – Deepdale

Distance: 121 miles

Allocation: Up to 6,000

Last time out: Championship, August 2015. Preston 0 – 0 Boro.

 

Queens Park Rangers – Loftus Road

Distance: 255 miles

Allocation: 2,500

Last time out: Championship, April 2016. QPR 2 – 3 Boro. Rhodes, Ramirez and Gibson.

 

Reading – Madejski

Distance: 279 miles

Allocation: 2,100 with potential for 4,300 should there be enough demand.

Last time out: Championship, Ocotober 2015. Reading 2 -0 Boro.

 

Sheffield United – Bramall Lane

Distance: 105 miles

Allocation: 3,000

Last time out: Championship, April 2011. Sheffield United 1 – 2 Boro. Bates and Emnes

 

Sheffield Wednesday – Hillsborough

Distance: 98 miles

Allocation: Up to 5,500

Last time out: Championship, August 2015. Wednesday 1 – 3 Boro. Stuani x2 and Fabbrini

 

Sunderland – Stadium of Light

Distance: 33 miles

Allocation: 3,000

Last time out: Premier League, August 2016. Sunderland 1 – 2 Middlesbrough. Stuani x2

 

Wolverhampton Wanderers – Molineux

Distance: 175 miles

Allocation: 2,750

Last time out: Championship, October 2015. Wolves 1 – 3 Boro. Leadbitter, Downing and Fabbrini.

Total distance

3994 one-way

7988 round-trip

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